Cozumel is known as the "Island of Swallows", an island 30 miles (48 km) long and 10 miles (16 km) wide. Cozumel is a charming town with stunning beauty, only 35 minutes away from Playa del Carmen, people from every corner of the world come to discover this underwater Caribbean paradise for themselves, after Jacques Cousteau declared Cozumel to be one of the most spectacular diving sites in the world, full of tropical fish and marine life.
Its incredible crystal-clear water with 200-foot underwater visibility makes it one of the finest places for practicing snorkeling and scuba diving.
Many artifacts have been found proving that Cozumel was indeed a refuge for the pirates of the Caribbean.
The town of San Miguel offers a great selection of international and national restaurants.
Take a leisurely stroll along the seaside or charming malecón (boardwalk) that is full of sculptures and monuments or you can have your own adventure in the Eco Parks of Chankanaab and Punta Sur.
7:00 - 7.45 - Breakfast Buffet.
7:45 - Departure from the Lodge.
9:30 - Arrival to Playa del Carmen.
10:00 - 10:45 - Ferry to Cozumel.
10:00 - 14:00 - Cozumel - Catamaran ride with free drinks, towards your first snorkel dive at Colombia Reef; then you will sail to EL Cielo Reef (the Sky Reef) a Sea Star sanctuary, for your second snorkel dive; then you will sail to a Private Beach Club "Playa Mia".
14:00 - 15:00 - Enjoy an International Buffet including an open bar.
15:00 - 16:30 - Free time at Playa Mia Beach Club. Facilities: swimming pool, showers and lockers, swim and relax on the beach in hammocks with your favorite drink or you can use free one of the kayaks, hobby cats and/or paddle boards. There is also available a Spacewalker Bungee and Jet Skis at extra cost.
17:00 - Departure from Cozumel by ferry.
17:45 - Arrive to Playa del Carmen for departure to the Xotic Eco Lodge.
19:15 - Dinner Buffet, after your meal, enjoy any of the Lodge activities.
DISTANCE FROM THE LODGE
Leona Vicario to Playa de Carmen: 44.6 miles - 72 km - I hour; Playa del Carmen to Cozumel by ferry: 11 miles - 18 km - 50 min
WHAT TO BRING
Wear light clothes, shorts are very appropriate, comfortable shoes, swim suit, towel, cap, sun glasses, extra clothes, biodegradable sunscreen, insect repellent, some extra cash. Don"t forget your camera!
Transportation, bilingual guide, Attraction / Adventure Activities fees, lunch and tax,
SOME ACTIVITIES ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR:
Pregnant women, person with hearth diseases, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, hypertension or claustrophobia.
OPTIONS: ADVENTURE & SPORTS ACTIVITIES
Snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, stand up paddle board, biking, fishing, sailing, boating, dinner cruise, wind surfing, parasailing and aerial “zip line”